Lenka NavrátilováChorus master
Lenka Navrátilová studied piano and harpsichord at the Teplice Conservatory and choral conducting (sacred music) under the guidance of Jiří Kolář and Marek Štryncl at the Faculty of Education of Charles University in Prague. She is second chorus master of the Kühn Choir of Prague, professor of opera coaching at the Prague Conservatory and répétiteur of the Prague Philharmonic Choir. As the assistant to the chorus master of the Prague Philharmonic Choir, she has participated in its appearances in Doha, Berlin and at the Sankt Gallen opera festival. Over the long term, she has collaborated with the National Theatre Opera, the Prague Spring festival, the Prague Symphony Orchestra, the International Antonín Dvořák Vocal Centre in Karlovy Vary, and worked as a harpsichordist with Camerata Nova and Opera Mozart. During her career, she has had the opportunity to work with some of the world’s finest conductors – Claudio Abbado, Sir Georg Solti, Sir Charles Mackerras, Sir Simon Rattle, Zubin Mehta, Jiří Bělohlávek, Libor Pešek, Riccardo Chailly, Christopher Eschenbach and Christopher Hogwood. She has also been involved in the music preparation for productions, including the Prague National Theatre’s A Walk Worthwhile (directed by Miloš and Petr Forman) and Lost Objects by Michael Gordon, David Lang a Julia Wolfe on the New Stage.